byPittoni, Battista, b. 1520?; Dolce, Lodovico, 1508-1568
The etched emblems appear within elaborate borders of strapwork, architectural elements, figures, masks, swags, fruit, etc. They include Latin mottos. Dolce’s explanatory verses appear on the leaf following each emblem. These are printed letterpress, within one of two woodcut borders, and are numbered 1-52 at the upper right (mistakes, omissions). Plates  and  each contain two emblems. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Devices (Heraldry) --Early works to 1800., Emblems --Early works to 1800., Emblem books, Italian...